Agenda and draft minutes

Reconvened from 19 February 2020, Employment Committee - Monday, 2nd March, 2020 11.30 am, NEW

Venue: Executive Meeting Room - Town Hall. View directions

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Note: Reconvened from 19 February 2020 

Items
No. Item

69.

Reconvene Meeting of 19 February 2020

RECOMMENDED that the meeting of 19 February 2020 be reconvened.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the meeting of 19 February 2020 be reconvened.

70.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutes in accordance with the Constitution.

Minutes:

There were none.

71.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

There were none.

72.

Exempt Business

RECOMMENDED that members of the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that:

 

(i) it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

(ii) the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that members of the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that:

 

(i)              it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act; and

(ii)             the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

73.

Resourcing the Council's Commercial Activity

This item is a continuation from the meeting adjourned on 19 February 2020.

Minutes:

The Committee received the report of the Head of Paid Service recommending the appointment of an existing Head of Service to the new role of Commercial Director. Having previously interviewed the candidate for the Director of Operations role, the Committee were aware of the strengths of the proposed candidate, but were not aware of the suitability of the candidate for the new role. The Committee conducted an interview in accordance with Procedure Rule 9 (Officer Employment), and expressed their support for the appointment, whereupon it was:

 

RESOLVED: That Caroline Waterworth be appointed to the post of Commercial Director with immediate effect and continue as the Council’s Monitoring Officer.